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Nimans, Salford

"I regard Cruden Construction as one of the best contractors I have worked with, always willing to find solutions that help deliver high quality on time and on budget.” - Graham Rothwell, Architect - Walker Design

Project: New HQ Offices and Distribution Warehouse

Employer: Nimans Ltd

Procurement Framework: Not applicable

Location: Salford

Value: £4.2m

Programme: 56 weeks

Works Description: The complex provides Nimans with 2064 m2 of high quality, steel framed offices and 2886 m2 of warehousing space located on the former Salford Agecroft Colliery site.

The construction comprised vibro-piling, mass RC foundations and power floated, laser screed concrete floor slabs.

The super structures comprised structural steel frames with the warehouse clad in Kingspan HP400 composite panels and the 3 storey offices in Senior Aluminium Systems full curtain walling featuring graded Pilkington ‘K’ Glass for internal cool environments. The roofs were finished in Kingspan KS1000 insulated roof panels.

Additional warehouse features included a customer reception area, high security escape doors, 4 roller shutter doors with integrated loading bays and modern dock handling systems. The offices featured a spacious reception with ceramic tiled floors and semi-circular hardwood reception desk. Each floor was laid out in a modern open plan arrangement with raised computer floors, suspended ceilings, proprietary glazed partitions and ash & iroko hardwood doors.

Core services included full air conditioning throughout, multiple level security systems including 24 CCTV cameras and a 6 person passenger lift. A mixture of hard and soft landscaping, 600 space tarmac car park areas, perimeter security fencing, and security gatehouse completed the works.

Group Delivery Company: Cruden Construction Ltd